“The greatest sign of success for a teacher… is to be able to say, ’The children are now working as if I did not exist.”Maria Montessori
ABA is not only used for aggressive behaviors. ABA can help with all areas of development.
Cognitive skills are what your brain uses to think, process, remember, learn, and reason. Aside from learning ABCs and 123s, ABA helps with other skills like problem solving and paying attention
Adaptive skills are everyday life skills needed to independently take care of oneself. Skills would include grooming, eating, potty training, cleaning, cooking, shopping etc.
Social skills is how we interact and communicate with each other. ABA can help identify and regulate emotions. It also helps initiate relationships.
Communcation skills is not only about expressive language, but also listening. ABA can help with following instructions and communicating wants and needs.